|Stephen Flynn Jr on The Flynn Estate|
In the first summary, my grandfather tells about the first settler on Flynn's Hill, Daniel Dunlae from Ireland and his daughter Elizabeth who married Michael Flynn ( his Grandfather). They settled on the southside of Harbour Main (waterside). He reports they had seven children.
See Blog Entry - "The Beginning of Flynn's Hill"
November 10th, 2011
The second summary is dated August 1972, my grandfather is 77 years old at the time, he tells about his father Stephen Flynn Sr and his mother MaryAnn. He talks about the oldest son Michael (his brother) who died Dec 1917 on Bell Island and Michael's wife who died the following month leaving a family of 5 children. My grandfather states that with his parents permission he took one son "Bill" to live with them on the Flynn Estate.
See Blog Entry - "Family Ties" November 30th, 2011
Also in the second summary, my grandfather gives the exact dates his parents died and states there was no "Will" at the time of their death. According to the summary he remained on the Estate after the death of his parents and raised his family. Years later he administered to the court for the Estate and collected letters from each of his siblings a "Deed of Release"
Sister - Esther Flynn Lahey - Bell Island, Newfoundland
Brother - Phillip Martin Flynn - New York, USA
Brother - Patrick T. Flynn - Hamilton, Ontario
Sisters - Mary Ellen Flynn and Elizabeth Flynn Morey of New York
The Deed was recorded the 9th day of April 1957 A.D. at 12:40 P.M. Vol 524-5 " Deed of Release"
|Stephen Flynn Jr and Ellen Mary Tobin Flynn|
In front of their house in Lakeview Harbour Main, NFLD abt 1970's
The next entry will review the history of the Flynn Estate after my grandfather's death.